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You Are Already Dead!

Piece of flash literature (very short). Aimed at the young reader. A puzzle horror story. Be careful what you read! ...
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The Big Issue with Two Coins

In this piece of flash (very short length) literature, death is certain but does not always transpire the way many intend ...
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Game of Death

He'd put too many noses out of joint. Upset too many people who shouldn't be getting upset. Jacques watched from ...
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Posing For The Bulgarian

“Does Krasimir paint you in the nude?” ...
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The Snob – chapter 1

First chapter of a story about a young woman who makes a half-crazed bid for revenge against the arrogant, privileged boy ...
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The Resident Poet

A tale of everyday biker folk ...
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At the Start of the Day

A teacher entertaining his pupils as well as entertaining others ...
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Damp Squib

A 250-words story written in 2004 ...
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Find me the feelings

" this honey melting in my soul is all it wants to hold you closer to me" ...
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GROCERS’ PLURALS

IN MEMORY OF ST FRANCIS DE SALES ...
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A Merry Christmas All:

  A Merry Christmas All. Is the Seasons call. Fir trees covered in cones, bells, baubles and bows: Glittering lights ...
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Another Winter

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Welcome Christmas:

Bells are ringing to welcome Christmas day. People singing while they make their way. Some are praying for a Saviour ...
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Humiliation

Life consists of humiliations. When you are born you are beaten into crying, everyone is free to manhandle you throughout ...
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The Man Who Invented Women

Roaming my back catalogue .. this is from 2009 ...
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Thank God for feminism

Just don't let it put you down, that squeamish scrupulous meticulousness appertaining to the oversensitivity of female delicacy leading to ...
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Weft : A Dorsimbra

In the 'good old days' the Poetry challenge was often concerned with different  forms. Not only did the need to ...
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The pledge

Don’t let my pride beguile you into believing that I will ever fail you. My pride is supreme, and I ...
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Bypass

Who cares about all those who are in a position of responsibility but never care but just keep driving over ...
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Two limericks

Two more products of long sessions of chemotherapy keeping me amused ...
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Tibet

First published 9 years ago, only slightly updated ...
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Marriage – why not?

I always tried to stick to the Platonic form of love as the most rational, reliable and relevant, especially in ...
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A clerihew

This was thought of during a chemotherapy session.Just a bit of fun ...
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In between light and sound

Crazy ears and eyes, Busy to criticise. Powerful machines and guns Killing distressed organs Blinding light and sound Deafening all ...
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A Cantankerous Old Git

Some people were born to attract trouble ...
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Complaint

Where is it gone, that natural capacity of culture, sensitivity and common sense, all lost in this world gone so ...
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Love argument

My love, what shall I tell you? That I love you still in spite of all the crises or perhaps ...
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Your right to your own life

Someone reported me out of Facebook. We shall never know who it was, but I can only guess... I bet ...
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Clandestine

You are used to it by always ducking, taking cover, find protection, sneak away and find another place for starting ...
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Our story

I loved you from the start but did not know it, dared not risk it, was precautious and would never ...
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One of Pascal’s great Pensées

 “All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.” Blaise Pascal ...
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The frailty of beauty

That strange capacity of beauty irresistible is also, the more beautiful, the more extremely vulnerable and, in fact, the very ...
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dichotomy

reflection is scared of light... if the pencil dies, it will expire with it if the stream bides, the specter ...
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All that matters…

All that matters is the disposition of your love, the barometer of your life, the only perfect sign of health, ...
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Tell

A harrowing tale of child abuse (Not a pretty poem) ...
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The Himalayas

On visiting the Nanda Devi... Divinity incarnate, isn't it? This sumptuous splendour of pure beauty in the highest whiteness reaching ...
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A Good Rogering

A daft ditty told with an irritation of alliteration ...
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When you fall in love…

When you fall in love you don't know what to say. You just stand there like a stupid lonely sheep ...
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EU

Is this a cleryhew? ...
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Partner

Death has come at last. I am on my bed going back and back turning the pages, trying to search ...
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Eternal love

I dream of you, my love, and can't stop doing so since you are always there in front of me ...
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Israel

Israel the trickster fought with God and won but got as punishment a limp for life to never quite again ...
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Your presence

existential It does not matter who you are as long as you are honest, truthful and sincere. Your person and ...
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Misgivings

(written 9/11) Apocalyptic day of horror as a dog was voted into office who denies the climate change and wants ...
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The Author and the Nutter

A tale of a chance meeting on a bus that made everyone laugh (Except the author) ...
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Missing

When shall we love again on fragrant beds of roses made of our creativeness which never can take any break ...
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Trauma

There are worse rapes than the physical ordeal. You can survive it, it is after all just physical, you can ...
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Last Day

Having lost both parents,a baby son,relations,and friends,I've reached that stage of my life where death no longer scares me,and accept ...
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Requiem for the Living

A poem dedicated to the veterans of the Borneo campaign 1962-1966 and all the other small forgotten wars ...
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For Lesley

Just something I wrote to my wife ...
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FLOWERING CHERRY

In the hanging gardens of Zen Is where she knows I shall wait for her That we may sit and ...
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The bliss of silence

When you are tortured day and night by the horrendous noise of man in this destructive vanity of egoism destroying ...
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The Betrayal of Beauty

The lover, declining an invitation: "Sorry, but I dare not risk again to find other lovers in your home or ...
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Egypt

The most ancient of all surviving civilizations and still the most imposing and impressing for her still astonishin mysterious pyramids ...
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Hi there

From the mountain top you were showing us your tricks. The world is tied with a wire from one end ...
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Paradox with compromise

Are you lost when you have found the way, and are you at a turning point when you are lost? ...
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Mirror Man

A songwriters' site that I frequent had a challenge to write a creepy song for Halloween. These were my lyrics ...
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Someone to love

You have to have someone to love, or life would be completely without meaning. That is obvious, of course, but ...
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The malady

A tonsured garden, a deforested place; in the desert, an oasis still tolerates the sun heat is reining in every ...
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No prostitute

Sorry that I am no good for you, no money, no position, no means to spoil you, no driver's licence ...
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For Kenny Knight, one of Plymouth’s finest.

You may not know this poet, maybe you should. I have been lacking inspiration of late, after reading Kenny I ...
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Monoploy

Monopoly Ten million ways ― you lead the dazzling fate. Engaging the glamorous feeling overshadowing failing white policies. What matters ...
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Islands in the flood

Is that the fate of knowledge, good experience and acquired wisdom, to, the more it is developed and enriched, become ...
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The shadows of your past

They tend to be a hangover like some ghosts that never leave you quite in peace but torture you by ...
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Our world

Ours is a world of beauty so much finer than the ordinary world of strife, vulgarity and commonness, of egoism, ...
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Halloween

to J.B. and R.L ...
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When Terror Strikes

A continuation of my previous story ...
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Sicily

Some history lesson The cradle of the modern western Europe, where the sonnet was invented at the universal court of ...
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When Terror Strikes

Jack Belthorn belonged to a special unit of Military Intelligence. They dealt with the people who could never be brought ...
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Spain

The cruelty of Spain was evident from the beginning with a hard and proud mentality ideal for an autocracy of ...
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The lines

Lines of silver light falling from the moon as poems, piercing the darkness of the world. Words are diving into ...
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Melting moments

When the child beside her mom was licking a vanilla ice-cream, I don’t know where it came from but I ...
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The Hour of the Wolf – or the Truth?

Melodrama When you wake up at night too early in the morning from a nightmare in cold sweat of losses ...
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Advice to a shattered friend

You never seem to learn, my friend, although you were deceived before and many times, and now it's once too ...
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What is poetry?

a hopeless but brave effort... It defies all definition since it should be undescribable to be at all convincing, an ...
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A lover’s complaint

I basically lived for my idealism throughout my life in earnest and fidelity and somehow always was rebuked and punished ...
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Sad reflection

More often than not you hear of happy divorces and unhappy marriages, less and less about the contrary. This is ...
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Rome – what a waste of history!

considering the ruins of Rome with Edward Gibbon... You carried on the famous Greek democracy by your republic for some ...
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Muse Thief

Ever get stuck? Think it's just hard luck? ...
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Limbo

I was happy when I saw you and most miserable when I lost you by the wanton cruelty of fate ...
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“Sussuration”

I found this during my reworking spree - it may not long survive ...
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Sexism

Some horror story, more common than anyone would like to see ...
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High up in the sky

A vulture, an eagle flies high, very high but their eyes hang down and lie on corpses, cadavers, insects, they ...
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Suckers All

Entered for the New Prose Challenge ...
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Dead facts in living fiction

Stories are imaginations from facts, facts derived from stories. The link never dies. Form of life lies in facts and ...
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The stampede

Stampede values submerged in the centre-ville. The sun was shining up walls are full of nice graffiti, beautiful, aesthetic words ...
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“I Hate the Bastard”

this is an ever changing expanding performance piece - it opens quite mellow and then I explode in venom and ...
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Marriage: Emotional Infrastructure Of Society?

Marriage binds the human relations in its most intimate manner. However, the survival of marriage as an institution has been ...
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Liberation or death

paraphrasing O.Henry Either it's a free web or it's not. If it's not, it's not for me. It's a question ...
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The silent sounds in between

Poor power Power is poor when you want importance, prominence by highlighting your visible possessions, positions, your focus is on ...
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Florence

Dante hated Florence, called it dark and dreary and was driven out of it and robbed of all his life, ...
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Escape

I long to get away from all these troubles emanating from relationships that only seem to offer turbulences, worries, problems, ...
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Another story

When you were there with me, doing the chores, running the house paying the bills putting on the table those ...
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Gogul’s head

Gogul has a list of names inside his head. He stays with them day and night, and every single time ...
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The Lonely Old Lady

One of my customers died not long ago and she'd been dead in her home for a week before she ...
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Her

Love is like being underwater ...
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Finding Beauty

The importance of finding beauty in the everyday ...
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The Effect of nature….

A spontaneous write.... I soaked in the beauty of my surroundings I inhaled the freshness of the green mountains I ...
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Gold Dust, Issue 31 Out Now!

This is a full colour version of Gold Dust Issue 31 (summer 2017) offered for completely free download. Just follow ...
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Komixx captures Wattpad thriller rights

Komixx Entertainment Ltd has optioned the worldwide screen rights to “electrifying” YA thriller Captured by Kelly Anne Blount, featured on Wattpad. Kelly ...
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Voices from the Web 2016

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Voices from the Web Anthology 2016 Kindle Edition NOW AVAILABLE! These stories and poems have been selected by members of ...
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UKAPress NEW Digital Titles

We've just launched several UKAPress titles as digital ebooks available from Amazon for your digital devices.  These titles are now available ...
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